It would lead you to believe that he had in mind symbolism or idealism, the supreme quality of beauty being a light from some other world, the idea of which the matter is but the shadow, the reality of which it is but the symbol. Another life! A life of grace and virtue and happiness! It was true. --Is that called a tundish in Ireland? asked the dean. Under a free government the citizen makes his own laws, chooses his own administrators, which do represent him.